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MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
is ticking for a dozen activists holding fasts on the national mall to push for immigration reform. those fasters are trying to press the house to take up immigration legislation this year but the house is only in for four more days and prospects are dim with speaker boehner not backing off from his statement that he won't take up the bill passed by the senate before the end of the year. let me bring in congressman mark takano, democrat from california, who held a 24-hour fast last friday in saurolid ar with the activists and eliseo medina. eliso, you were one of four activists who went 22 days without eating. why? and are you seeing any indication that it's having an impact? >> well, chris, the reason we went on this fast is because we wanted to call attention of the american people and of the congress to the moral crisis facing our nation. you know, every year 460 something odd people die in the desert trying to come to the united states. this month it will have been two million people have been deported from our country. now, behind these numbers there's real human beings, people who h
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
for the nearly 6,000 syrians with approved immigrant petitions to the united states. as hundreds of millions around the world prepare to celebrate the most joyful day of the christian calendar, the international community must intensify its efforts to end this terrible war and also to protect syria's christians and to ensure the continued vitality of this 2,000-year-old community. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentleman from texas, mr. poe, for five minutes. mr. speaker, the innovativeness of american enterprise flies off the radar. according to amazon c.e.o., the company is fixing to deliver packages to its customers via drones. it's called amazon prime air. that's right. in just a few years, he says people will be able to order something online and have it in their hands within 30 minutes by the use of drones. sounds like something out of the "jetsons" doesn't it? soon there will be a drone to replace the mail carrier. according to amazon, these packages will deliver up to five pounds. mr. speaker, thousands of americans use amaz
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
. but then mary herself had an immigration to australia and her colleagues men now than to allow suspects to lunch we don't say nothing compared to twelve people he said. he noted owing to what they believe to be on the gothic jobs that whatever the going with me and i don't need or it can mean the kind kind you can stream in the back. orange calmly steered twenty three years on as karen explains today the protest crew. we at sixty cents now and i know we stayed on strike so dark and we got our governments to change policy. i'm very proud of what we did even though at the time we were. he looked us as being absolute nut cases. and i am very free press and tasman nelson mandela when he came to our land was just it's this to cic and take. the this prior to this the basement and was granted the freedom of dublin to stand still standing at the mansion has been to african music running accross the capital. ut game. if i ate before. we want here. tea while. disappearing agents dominated the second day of his visits. the president of the african national congress we should not mistaken it for me. cheney.
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
and when he signed it into law and throughat up immigration and stuff like that. give the american people a voice. the house judiciary committee held a hearing recovered -- we about the president and executive power, republicans siding that he change the health power andy executive that he has done the same on other issues. that,'re interested in you can go to our website c- span.org and you can see it there. we covered that hearing yesterday. that policyying differences don't constitute a constitutional crisis. that was their opinion of yesterday's hearing. in ohio.to ed republican. caller: good morning. of course people should be fired. from the head of the fish to the bottom. there is a pattern in this whole administration. it is nonstop. denial, denial, deny -- they are --yal to ridiculously that would be the last person he would fire. people keep forgetting all of these little things they slipped in. he is very bright. he came in as a community organizer, he will go out as one. he just changed the role again. we will postpone it until after the midterms. corporations do not have to f
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
of the ins if you chose to ignore pat on an immigration issue you do it on your own. the senator does a lot of things that are below the radar screen that make a big difference in the lives of other people who would otherwise fall through the cracks. he is not a show horse. he is a work horse. he has been a long time leader in the international campaign against landmi mines. he authored a bill to ban the export of these horrible weapons and spearheaded the effort to aid victims of land minds by creating a special fund and that fund has now on annual bases provide $12 million in aid to the vaccinaictims of these bomb. he sponsored the patrick leahy law and that prohibits the department of state and defense to provide military aid to foreign military and police forces that engage and violate human rights. and he never stops leading on an issue central to our mission at human rights first and that is refuge protection. and the act he sponsors elimina eliminates them from not having safe places to go. in 2009, he called for the creation of an independent investigation for torture after 9-11. he
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 10:30am PST
at the one who is an american accent for natives. or are immigrants to snow. i'm also interested in and how. i'll wear it families can come to this place they didn't and made it home and i struggled and let you know what the left hand in things like that. that is also kind of coming to you some of that. story then headed to town i just did it however to see it essentially. and how we write to me. i know. it all. cheesy yes you . the news on him nelson mandela has passed away the age of ninety five he was south africa's first black president and anti apartheid icon and that south africa's transition from white minority rule in the nineteen nineties to twenty seven years in prison he has been receiving sandstone base medical kit for a lung infection after three months in hospital in a statement in south africa national tv presenter jacob's mom said
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
they papers, andals, no getting paid under the table. i have nothing against illegal immigrants. but what i think the country --uld do is just let people wherever they from, as long as they are citizens -- if the illegals want to work, let them get citizenship. stopoliticians have to letting this go because it is going to end up happening like a lot of people say, all part-time jobs. the city i live in? all democrats. every single one of them is a democrat. you cannot walk down the street or go into a store without seeing an immigrant. i lived here for 25 years. it used to be beautiful 20 years ago. the crime rate is skyrocketing. pictures of -- he had been held by north korean officials for a time. theas today they freed veteran of the korean war after a weeklong detention, ending the -- after he oversaw a group of north koreans -- gloria in chicago, good morning. good morning. i am in the 55 and older group. i am so happy the economy is getting better. i have a friend with a full-time and part-time job. there are jobs out here. if the people are so upset and they don't think it is getting
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm EST
about social justice struggles in the united states, on immigration issues, and i said i want to be a part of that. some of the young folks who might be familiar with the terms i'm about to use, but i used a pen and what was called paper, and i wrote her something we used to call a letter and put it inside of what's called an envelope, and i licked this thing called a stamp -- anyway,. [laughter] i want to do anything for you if i can. if you have a dog, i'll walk your dog or feed your camp. and then i started going to events. she never responded. i was stalk her, basically, not in a creepy way, and i think she had to decide whether to get a restraining order or let me volunteer. so she let me volunteer, and i learned journalism as a trade. real reporters would ask me to help them edit their pieces, so i learned by p watching journalists who i really admired engage in the trade. and once i started going international, going places like iraq, a fire just caught inside of me, and i wanted to tell the stories of people who had no voice. >> host: jeremy scahill is the author of "b
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am PST
subsidies but these are the big issues. immigration does not look likely. >> 179 hours left. nice to see you. thanks. >>> coming up bill karins and richard lui will join us for "first buzz" a b.a.s.e. jumper's brush with death. >>> also miley cyrus brings remember wrecking ball to the jingle ball. we'll tell you all about it next. and compare costs. it doesn't usually work that way with health care. but with unitedhealthcare, i get information on quality rated doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me, and my guys, make better decisions. i don't like guesses with my business, and definitely not with our health. innovations that work for you. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. mom? come in here. come in where? welcome to my mom cave. wow. sit down. you need some campbell's chunky soup before today's big game, new chunky cheeseburger. mmm. i love cheeseburgers. i know you do. when did you get this place? when i negotiated your new contract, it was part of the deal. cool. [ male announcer ] campbell's chunky soup. it fills you up right. you may be mu
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
immigration reform. that is the course that is most effective. host: do you agree with the president? is the course that is most appropriate. >> do you agree with the president when he says that the only way to get it done is by step-by-step? the day, ind of think it is important for a bill to be brought to the floor of the house of representatives and frost to find something that can be passed at conference committee. for talking with us. the houses in early for session. virginia foxx to act as speaker pro tempore on this day. signed, john a. boehner, speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: the prayer will be offered by our chaplain, father conroy. chaplain conroy: let us pray. eternal god, we give you thanks for giving us another day. we pause in your presence and ask guidance for the men and women of the people's house. enable them, o god, to act on what they believe to be right and true and just, and to do so in ways that show respect for those with whom they disagree. send your spirit of peace upon our nation. endow the members of thi
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
's turning into a tory. can i test that theory? the immigration bill is being signed by 60 coalition mps calling for the transitional arrangements for bulgaria and romania to be continued. does he agree with that? >> mr. speaker, i'm glad he hasn't raised his morbid obsession with the earnings of the primus which i know is a subject of his private member's bill. and i want to thank in for his next double edge conflict just now. on the issue, as he knows the prime minister, myself, the whole government faces of announcements last week where we are tightening up the access to benefits for those that might come from the other parts of your opinion to this country. i believe we should protect and defend the principle of the freedom of movement but the freedom to move is not the same as the freedom to claim. that is a distinction which this government is now making. >> order. >> here on c-span2 we will leave the british house of commons not as a move onto other legislative business. you've been watching prime minister's question time aired like wednesdays at 7 a.m. eastern while parliament is
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
at the annual kennedy center honors gala. santana was an immigrant from mexico who moved to san francisco as a child. he says it was an honor to accept the award calling president obama, quote, the embodiment of our dreams and aspirations. singer billy joel, shirley mcclain, and jazz musician herbie hancock were also honored. >> time now 5:20. college bowl snub, the decision that has some football fans upset. >>> welcome back. taking a live look outside this morning. yes, air force one now down the runway. aboard president obama and his wife michelle headed to south africa to attend the funeral for nelson mandela like so many from across the world. 5:23. rankings are in when it comes to florida state will play auburn to decide who will be the national champ. >> seminoles on top of the standings for the first time since 1999 playing the tigers january 6 in pasadena. >> for stanford they finished fifth in the standing and will play michigan state on new year's day. it will be the second straight trip to the rose bowl for the cardinal who beat wisconsin last season. >> the talk this morning
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
around zero in some cases. back to you. >> nicole, thank you. undocumented immigrants may now g get driver's licenses. supports of the law say about 250,000 undocumented immigrants are already driving in the state. the new law requires them to take driving tests and buy insurance. >>> the house passes the first federal gun legislation since the sandy hook massacre. . it's the extension of a 1988 law banning guns that can't be spotted with x rays or metal detectors. >>> advocates say it's too easy to print and produce a plastic gun. >>> a new white house campaign to promote healthcare reform is underway. it's a three-week strategy to encourage medical insurance signups under the affordable care act. >> i have always said, i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas, bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. i want everybody to be clear about that. [ applause ] >> the signup-deadline for individuals who want medical coverage is december 23rd, that is pushing a nonprofit group in nashville to help str
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
priorities like immigration reform, gay rights and other issues like that. so for president obama to make that argument, i think immediately got the audience on his side. you heard giggles after he made that point. so i don't think it's surprising at all we heard him say that. >> how do you think, ed, it might impact next year's midterm elections? what list of accomplishments can republicans point to? >> well, they can point to the fact that they've tried dozens of times to either roll back or completely cancel the affordable care act. >> how many times is that, like 42? >> 41, 42 depending how you count it. there's that. >> by the way, tried. tried. >> yes. >> so accomplishments, what are they? >> accomplishments you mean laws that actually got through the house and senate? they are very few and very inconsequential for the most part. remember, this is an argument that can be made either way. speaker boehner was making a similar argument this week saying that it's senate democrats who blocked at least 150 different measures that were sent over, things that would have rolled back federal
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
: let me first say, james, i am a minority. my parents came from the philippines, immigrated here for better opportunity. in general, i am glad to see people, regardless of their race or creed or whatever, getting more involved in politics and just this debate. any differences i have with president obama and the administration has nothing to do with race or who he is or his personality. personal things. they have to do with issues of substance. substantive difference is a matter of policy. that is what a debate needs to be. i'm happy to engage with folks on issues of substance, but you know, certainly -- of course there will be people out there, i am not one of them, who do not like obama for really personal and probably wrongheaded reasons, but i try to be a constructive critic. i think the president has done some good things and he has done things that could have been done better, but that is the case with any president. host: what about mr. rouhani -- hassan rouhani? how is he different than the previous president? does that change negotiations with iran, and should we change t
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:35am EST
think is not just special immigrant named. she remembered people. that's how she got her political power. she said why is things like, don't worry what people are thinking about you because they don't do it that often. or she would say, we would all have a better perspective on life if we knew that the number of people at our funeral would only depend on the weather. or, every politician should know that one day he or she will be replaced. her parents had originally had a homestead on lake coeur d'alene. her father go to help up there and ran a steamboat, mail route on lake coeur d'alene. they built their form, their dairy farm just about five miles north of here, and that's where she was born with four older brothers and two younger brothers. she was asked to the reporter for coeur d'alene press, straight out of high school, and she took some of the births and deaths at first. and then she went on and did almost everything for the press. she went from there to become an administrative assistant for the governor. she had been covering political things for the press, and covered the secon
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
. not immigrated, am repatriated. there is a difference. understand, why after 20 we are still in deadlock. i completely agree with many of , that i had had very bad guys. we had very good dollars -- guys who believe this was possible. we had the prime minister in netanyahu, and even in the white plantation. but despite all of these efforts, and of course all of the efforts of the american side, we are in deadlock. without understanding why are we are in deadlock, it is pop -- impossible to move ahead. there is a mistake that i think that i see. even not from security, and not fromour refugees, but people who think that do not trust about confidence, and credibility. today the trust between the two sides is about zero. it is impossible to create peace if you do not have any credibility. the mistake from all our -- upences in the past until today we only signed the treaties with the government and the rulers, not with the states, not with the people. it was our agreement with the rulers. i think that we must achieve solutions --nds of comprehensive solutions. >> let me ask you about one part o
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am EST
that may not make it through congress's immigration. in "the new york times" the headline is -- in tennessee nelson is on our line for democrats. caller: on the previous i dorsation -- [indiscernible] there are the things that the patriot act enacted under president bush. powers togovernment be able to do whatever they want to do. thank you. next is gregory on our line for democrats. independents. event, i think the nsa would be better served if they use their resources to find out what is going on in the sink a possibleands and dispute between japan and -- andd china let mainland china. the united states cannot afford to have a conflict with china, at least not right now. they have all the manufacturing. he wants the south china sea, where it is oil rich -- there is oil and fish down there. we cannot afford that kind of thing. i think we would be better served focusing on that than dealing with the american people, especially since we are only at five percent of the world and 25% of the prison population. burlington, north carolina, neil is on our line for independents. c
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